Supply squeeze

“China will not tolerate or allow any opportunity for this [virus] to spread. So, if they have an infection, they close the port – and that reflects in the supply chain”


Sultan bin Sulayem says global supply chains could be clogged for two years because the world is so reliant on China for manufacturing. The chairman of DP World, one of the world’s biggest port operators, told the Financial Times that a “ripple effect” of delays will have an adverse impact on supply chains for some time.

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